August 2019 Carolyn presents at International Conducting Studies Conference in Sydney.

July 2019 Carolyn returns to the Interlochen Philharmonic to lead two performances.

June 2019 Carolyn speaks about Mahler in Detroit.

May 2019 Carolyn named Music Director finalist for New York’s Catskill Symphony Orchestra.

March 2019 Carolyn conducts World Premiere at Lyric Opera of Kansas City.

February 2019 Carolyn signs with Weaver Artist Management.

January 2019 Carolyn engaged as cover conductor for Michael Stern with the Kansas City Symphony.

January 2019 Back home! Carolyn conducts in Melbourne and leads Summer Conducting School.

December 2018 KU Symphony Orchestra awarded Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy Performance Grant.

December 2018 KU Vespers Festival Orchestra established.

November 2018 Lyric Opera of Kansas City debut!

November 2018 Carolyn named Music Director Finalist, LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra.

October 2018 Austin Symphony debut.

October 2018 University Daily Kansan article.

September 2018 KU debut, Brahms Violin Concerto with Blake Pouliot.

August 2018 Prize Winner, Ernst Bacon Prize for the Performance of American Music.

July 2018 Limelight article.

June 2018 Listen to Carolyn on Podium Time podcast!

March 2018 Carolyn appointed Director of Orchestral Activities at The University of Kansas.

January 2018 Dallas Opera Performances.

November 2017 Dallas Opera review: 'electrifying' and 'impressive'.

November 2017 NBC feature interview.

November 2017 League of American Orchestras article.

November 2017 Musical America article.

October 2017 Carolyn on Women Conductors - the state of play.

October 2017 Carolyn writes for Backstage Blog!

September 2017 Carolyn invited speaker at The First International Conference on Women's Work in Music. 

August 2017 Carolyn to join faculty of Southwestern University Conductors' Institute in 2018.

August 2017 Carolyn on Kodály in Canada!

July 2017 Limelight Australia Feature.

June 2017 Carolyn one of six conductors selected for The Dallas Opera Institute for Women Conductors.

June 2017 Rave reviews!

June 2017 Carolyn returns to Sydney to conduct Willoughby Symphony Orchestra.

May 2017 The American Prize in Conducting.

April 2017 Runner-up The American Prize for Orchestral Performance.

March 2017 Southbank Centre Women in Music Documentary with Marin Alsop.

February 2017 Carolyn invited presenter at College Orchestra Directors Association National Conference.

January 2017 PBS Documentary: Bringing Women Conductors to the Front of the Orchestra.

January 2017 Carolyn to work with Marin Alsop and conduct BBC Concert Orchestra.

January 2017 Carolyn invited speaker at Conductors Guild National Conference.

December 2016 Ernst Bacon Memorial Award for the Performance of American Music: Honorable Mention.

November 2016 Lady Bird wins National Opera Association Prize!

September 2016 The Ernst Bacon Memorial Award for the Performance of American Music and The American Prize for Orchestral Performance.

July 2016 Carolyn selected in prestigious Dallas Opera Institute for Women Conductors.

June 2016 Carolyn to speak at Oxford University.

May 2016 Lady Bird review.

April 2016 Carolyn conducts Lady Bird world premiere!

April 2016 Carolyn recognized among leading Australian women conductors.

March 2016 Carolyn returns to Sydney for two performances.

March 2016 Follow Carolyn on twitter!

February 2016 Hungarian press feature.

February 2016 Carolyn returns to Hungary to conduct the Kodály Philharmonic!

January 2016 Winner! The American Prize in Orchestral Performance.

January 2016 Runner-up! The American Prize in Conducting.

August 2015 Carolyn conducts Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra in Melbourne.

August 2015 In Conversation on Sydney's 102.5 Fine Music.

August 2015 Guest presenter, NSW Wagner Society.

June 2015 Carolyn returns to lead Interlochen Philharmonic and World Youth Symphony Orchestra in summer.

May 2015 Carolyn guest speaker in Boston.

April 2015  Live across the US on national radio: From the Top.

April 2015 World Premiere! The making of The Three Musketeers.

March 2015 Carolyn returns to Sydney Conservatorium for two concerts!

February 2015 Interlochen Arts Academy orchestra to perform world premiere on live From the Top broadcast

January 2015 Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra invited to perform in New York Philharmonic Biennial

November 2014 Romeo and Juliet and Pictures at an Exhibition live! 

October 2014 Saint-Saëns and Symphonie Fantastique live

July 2014 Carolyn makes World Youth Symphony Orchestra debut. 

June 2014 Carolyn leads Dome Centenary Choir in Melbourne.

June 2014 Carolyn to lead Interlochen Philharmonic for summer 2014.

May 2014 Carolyn guest conducts the Detroit Symphony Civic Orchestra

March 2014 Enigma Variations live!

November 2013 Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra performance featuring special guest, Mark O'Connor. watch

September 2013 Interlochen Welcomes Dr. Carolyn Watson. 

August 2013 Carolyn appointed to lead prestigious Interlochen orchestra

July 2013 Carolyn announced recipient of the Brian Stacey Award for emerging Australian conductors at the recent Helpmann Award Nominations ceremony in Melbourne.

June 2013 Carolyn awarded one of four prestigious $25,000 Dome Centenary Fellowship from the State Library of Victoria. 

March 2013 Tales of a Churchill Fellow

February 2013 Carolyn invited as guest lecturer to the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University to present to postgraduate students in conducting.

November 2012 Carolyn has spent the last weeks in Budapest competing in the 2nd Emmerich Kálmán International Operetta-Musical Conducting Competition presented by the Budapest Operetta and Musical Theatre, where she was placed third, winning around $10,000 in prizes. read more